Coeliac UK has appointed Hilary Croft as its new chief executive officer. She starts the role following a career in marketing. Croft is also a trustee of Age UK Ealing, and a global fundraising committee member for Tearfund. She will take her post on 3 June, succeeding Sarah Sleet.
Robert Gofton has been named as the new chief executive for the Royal Life Saving Society UK. He previously worked in the corporate sector, following chief executive positions in children’s charity, CHICKS (Country Holidays for Inner City Kids) and Falmouth and Exeter Student’s Union. He is also a trustee for mental health charity, Step One. He succeeds Rick Tazzini.
Speaking about his new role, he said: “I am absolutely delighted to be taking up the role of chief executive officer for RLSS UK. This is a fantastic organisation with a wonderful heritage. I can’t wait to get started and help the Society become even more successful.”
Tenovus Cancer Care has appointed Judi Rhys as its new chief executive. She joins the charity following her role as chief executive at Cancer Research Wales. She has also held this position at the British Liver Trust and Arthritis Care, and has held senior roles at the MS Society and Diabetes UK.
She started her role last week, succeeding Claudia McVie who spent 12 years in the post.